Victim’s name released in Benson Apartments fatal shooting; suspect arrested

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#UPDATE (November 25, 2020) – The Richmond County Coroner’s Office says 30-year old Joshua Hadnot of Memphis, Tennessee was pronounced dead on the scene.

The RCSO arrested 26-year old Jeremiah Long of Hephzibah.

Long’s charged with Murder, Aggravated Assault, and Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Crime. 


AUGUSTA, Ga. (WJBF) – Richmond County Investigators are on the scene of a fatal shooting at Benson Apartments.

Deputies responded to a call for shots fired at the 300 block of Williamsburg Drive. Upon arrival, deputies found two gunshot wound victims. One of the victims died on the scene and the other victim was taken to the hospital with injuries considered to be non life threatening.

Investigators have suspects in custody. There is no further information at this time.

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